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Plane stuck in mud as rain causes Mumbai airport chaos

Plane stuck in mud as rain causes Mumbai airport chaos

Dozens of flights were diverted from Mumbai after a SpiceJet plane overshot the runway and became stuck in the mud as heavy rain lashed India's financial capital and caused travel chaos Wednesday.

India court sentences two to death over deadly Mumbai blasts

India court sentences two to death over deadly Mumbai blasts

An Indian court sentenced two convicts to death Thursday in connection with the country's deadliest bombings, a series of blasts that rocked Mumbai two decades ago and claimed more than 250 lives.

Mumbai building fire kills at least six people

Mumbai building fire kills at least six people

A blaze in a building under construction in a suburb of the Indian city of Mumbai killed at least six people, most of them labourers, and injured nearly a dozen, fire and police officials said on Thursday.

Mumbai building collapse death toll jumps to 34

Mumbai building collapse death toll jumps to 34

Officials said 34 people, including children, died when the residential building gave way on Thursday morning in the densely populated area of Bhendi Bazaar following heavy rains.

21 killed as old Mumbai building collapses after rains

21 killed as old Mumbai building collapses after rains

Rescuers were searching for survivors at the site of the collapsed five-storey building, believed to be about 100 years old, in the busy Bhendi Bazar market area.

Three dead, dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Three dead, dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

At least three people died and dozens were feared trapped when a building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai Thursday, after days of heavy rain swamped the city.

Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases

Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases

Tuesday's deluge in Mumbai - nearly a month's average rainfall in a single day - had halted train services and led to flight cancellations.

Three killed as floods swamp India's financial hub

Three killed as floods swamp India's financial hub

Rescuers battled through floods swamping India's megacity of Mumbai Wednesday to evacuate thousands of stranded people, after heavy rain triggered inundations that have left three dead.

Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

A factory accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said on Tuesday, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly-coloured canines.

200,000 Maratha protesters bring Mumbai to a halt

200,000 Maratha protesters bring Mumbai to a halt

An estimated 200,000 protesters brought India's financial capital Mumbai to a halt on Wednesday as they demanded set quotas for government jobs and colleges amid unemployment and reduced farm incomes.

Owner arrested after Mumbai building collapse kills 17

Owner arrested after Mumbai building collapse kills 17

Indian police on Wednesday arrested the owner of several apartments in a four-storey building that collapsed in Mumbai killing 17 people, an official said, adding the cause of the disaster was likely unauthorised renovation.

Mumbai building collapse kills six, many feared trapped

Mumbai building collapse kills six, many feared trapped

At least six people were crushed to death when a four-storey building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, the latest incident to highlight poor construction standards in the country.